Re: bootstrap partition not found
On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 06:46:26PM +0200, Arnaud Kelbert wrote:
> I am not a newbie in Debian but in MacOS and Powerbook
> I've bought a new Powerbook G4 1.5GHz and I've tried to install Debian
> on it. I follow instructions given in lots of sites :
> I have partition my Hard drive into 3 partitions with DriveSetup :
> -the first for linux
> -2nd for Mac OS
> -3rd to store data for the 2 OS
> After that I continue with installing MacOSX.
> Next I tried to install linux with the new net debian installer and I
> run mac-fdisk in a shell.
> I delete my linux partition and make some new :
> first I create The AppleBootstrap partition, and other partition for /
> ; /home ; /var ; /tmp ; /usr
> But when the installer tries to install yaboot it failed saying me that
> there is no Bootstrap partition. But this partition exists !!!
What does 'grep yaboot-installer: /var/log/syslog' say? It should have a
partition table dump, to start with, plus perhaps some other
Also, any time you're reporting installer bugs please say from exactly
which URL you downloaded the image.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]